Awards: page 3

Master of International Business student receives UF Graduate Student Mentoring Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Sandy Liu (BSBA Information Systems and Operations Management ’18, MIB ’19) was one of six recipients of the University of Florida Graduate Student Mentoring Award presented at UF’s Graduate Student Research Day this week. The Graduate Student Mentoring Award, given by the UF Graduate School, is intended to reward graduate students who take time to help others succeed as graduate or undergraduate students or in K-12 classrooms. Liu mentors both graduate students in the Master of International

Financial services expert named Bergstrom Center’s Alumnus of the Year

ORLANDO, Fla. – Sandy Hostetter was honored as the 2019 Kelley A. Bergstrom Real Estate Center’s Alumnus of the Year at its annual Trends & Strategies Conference at the Waldorf Astoria Orlando. She is the second female recipient of the award. Hostetter is Central Florida Market President at SunTrust Bank. She has over 35 years of experience in the financial services industry. Prior to joining SunTrust, Hostetter was President of Valley National Bank for 16 years, Chief Executive Officer of

Fisher School professor receives doctoral mentorship award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. W. Robert Knechel, Frederick E. Fisher Eminent Scholar and Director of the International Accounting and Auditing Center, is one of five recipients of the 2018-2019 Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award from the University of Florida Graduate School. The award recognizes a standard of excellence, innovation and effectiveness in mentoring doctoral students through their final dissertation. Knechel is the third Warrington faculty member to receive the award. “I am very honored for this recognition,” Knechel said. “Doctoral education is

Fifth annual Gator100 honors UF entrepreneurs

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida recognized the 2019 Gator100 honorees on Friday, February 22 at the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. Presented by the UF Alumni Association and the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center at the Warrington College of Business, the Gator100 honors the 100 fastest-growing Gator-owned or Gator-led businesses in the world. The event serves not only as a setting where UF’s elite entrepreneurs can gather and share their talents and wisdom, but as an inspiration to fellow Gators

Warrington management professor receives award for distinguished early career contributions

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Klodiana Lanaj, Martin L. Schaffel Professor in the Department of Management at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, is the recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Early Career Contributions Science Award by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). The Distinguished Early Career Contributions Science Award is given to “an individual who has made distinguished contributions to the science of industrial and organizational (I-O) psychology within seven years of receiving a Ph.D. degree.” “It

Five Warrington students honored by UF International Center

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Five students from the Warrington College of Business received Outstanding International Student Awards from the University of Florida International Center on November 14. The Outstanding International Student Award recognizes international students who not only meet exemplary academic achievement, but also a wide range of accomplishments and contributions. Warrington’s recipients for 2018 are: Xinyi Pan (BSAc, MAcc ’20): Pan is a combined degree student in the Bachelor of Accounting and Master of Accounting program at the Fisher School

Fisher School Director named outstanding educator

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Gary McGill, Associate Dean and Director of the Fisher School of Accounting at the University of Florida Warrington College of Business, received the Ray M. Sommerfeld Outstanding Tax Educator Award from the American Taxation Association (ATA) this summer at the American Accounting Association’s annual meeting. The Ray M. Sommerfeld Outstanding Tax Educator Award recognizes, honors and rewards the outstanding contributions of a faculty member teaching taxation at a recognized academic institution. Recipients are recognized for their distinguished

Warrington professor named among most influential authors

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Joyce Bono, W.A. McGriff, III professor of management, was named among the top 100 most influential authors of organizational behavior textbooks. She was ranked No. 16 on the list for her significant citations among organizational behavior textbooks. Bono has more than 50 text citations and more than 8,400 Web of Science citations. In addition to being the only woman to be ranked in the top 20, Bono’s Journal of Psychology article “Personality and leadership: A qualitative and quantitative

UF MBA Online students recognized among Best & Brightest by Poets & Quants

Two UF MBA Online students, Diana Miako Aguon Hock and Andrew Spradlin, were named among Poets & Quants’ inaugural Best & Brightest Online MBAs. Read more about why Class of 2018 members Diana and Andrew chose UF MBA’s Online program, the benefits of earning their MBAs online and their plans for the future.

Warrington marketing professor wins Churchill Award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –  Steven Shugan, McKethan-Matherly Eminent Scholar and Professor of Marketing, was honored with the 2018 Churchill Award from the American Marketing Association (AMA) Marketing Research Special Interest Group. He is the first faculty member from the University of Florida and second recipient from a university in the state of Florida to win the award. The Churchill Award is given annually to an individual who has made significant contributions to marketing research including, but not limited to, new methodologies,